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The Center for Excellence in Science and Mathematics Education (CESME) at Central Washington University will enhance interdisciplinary work across departments at CWU; form a P-20 professional learning community; provide resources to support bestpractice teaching, learning, and assessment; and consolidate existing campus and community resources to meet CESME goals.

How can I participate?
CESME accepts applications for membership from university faculty, staff, students, and P-12 professionals who demonstrate an interest in science and mathematics education. Apply for CESME MEMBERSHIP.

Equipment is available for checkout to CESME members. To view a list of available books, curriculum, and lab equipment, please click HERE. To check out items email Amber Wilson, or come to the Science Education office in Science 107 for assistance.

CESME Faculty Workload Grant Application
The Center for Excellence in Science and Mathematics Education (CESME) will award up to 6 workload units for the 2014 – 2015 academic year to faculty members who are also members of CESME. The deadline is February, 10, 2014

Scholarship and Internship Opportunities:

The CWU Robert NOYCE SMART Program is a National Science Foundation (NSF) funded program to encourage talented science and mathematics students and professionals to pursue teaching careers. To learn more and apply, click HERE.


FIRST Lego League Qualifier, February 1, 8am-3pm in SURC

FIRST Lego League State Championship, February 22, 8am-4pm in Nicholson Pavilion

Science Olympiad, February 22, 2014

NOYCE Quarterly Meeting, February 24, 5-7pm

Expanding Your Horizons, March 1st, 8am-3pm

FIRST Robotics Competition Regional, March 27-29, Nicholson Pavilion

SOURCE, May 15, 8am-5:30pm

Quest Summer Math and Science Camp, July 21-25 (More details to come)